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Monday, October 12, 2009

Are you a bike commuter in Columbus? Commuter classes are available!


The Real Commuter

Bike Commuters: Improve Your Skills and Ride the Road with Confidence!

This is a six-hour, unabridged course for those who are already reasonably comfortable with mechanicals and riding on city streets. The Real Commuter will be taught by League of American Bicyclists Cycling Instructors Jamie Fellrath, Meredith Joy, and Kenneth Cohen. It will cover both on and off the bicycle exercises dealing with: cycling skills; emergency maneuvers; route and clothing selection, inclement and cold weather riding and other items a competent bicycle commuter needs to know. This lab involves riding on major Columbus arterials after sunset. This lab will be conducted regardless of weather, unless conditions are life-threatening.

Dates/Time:

Two sessions, October 25, and November 7, 2009. 
2:00 – 8:00 pm (including a ride to and from dinner)

Location:

Summit United Methodist Church
82 East 16th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43201-1662

Fee:  $35

Equipment required: Helmet, legal lighting, and please bring money for dinner.  
To register for this course, contact:
Kenneth Cohen
Phone: 614.370.0514
subverita@gmail.com
Website: http://tinyurl.com/Columbus-Cycling
A registration form will be mailed or e-mailed to you once you've made your interest known. The fee should be included with your registration form. 

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